History and Theory: Contemporary Readings

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Brian Fay, Philip Pomper, Richard T. Vann
Wiley, Dec 23, 1998 - History - 416 pages
This book brings together some of the most important essays in the theory of history which have produced this revolution and the responses to it.

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About the author (1998)

Brian Fay is Chair of the Philosophy department at Wesleyan University. Previous books include: Social Theory and Political Practice, Critical Social Science, and Contemporary Philosophy of Social Science: A Multi-cultural Approach, all published by Blackwell. Professor Fay's research concentrates on questions surrounding the nature of social inquiry and its relation to politics and ethics. He is Executive Editor of the journal History and Theory, published by Blackwell (US).

Philip Pomper is William F. Armstrong Professor of History at Wesleyan University. Professor Pomper applies psychology to history. Aside from a general study of the Russian revolutionary movement, he has written biographies of leading revolutionaries. He has also investigated psychoanalytic theories of history in his book, The Structure of Mind in History and serves as Associate Editor for History and Theory.

Richard T. Vann is Professor of History and Professor of Letters at Wesleyan University. He has written on English social and intellectual history and on the logic and rhetoric of historiography. He is Senior Editor of History and Theory.

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